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EXPRESS YOURSELF WEDDING SHOW The Line Up!

April 15, 2019

 

 

Sunday the 19th May 2019 will see AN EPIC WEDDING SHOW UNFOLD: a cool, creative fun filled show jam packed full of inspiration for Suffolk's (and beyond) style-led couples. 

 

Drum roll please ....... introducing our TOTALLY FABULOUS line-up of cutting-edge exhibitors. Brides, Grooms and Bridesmaids to be ... we have got you covered ...

 

PRE-ORDER YOUR FREE TICKETS HERE

 

 

 

 

Bridal

 

 

Bud and Boe

 

A brand new bridal boutique in Earsham Hall Norfolk, Bud and Boe have created a relaxed and fun environment. Stocking award winning designers they have a selection of wedding gowns and separates that can be styled your own individual way. 

 

 

 

 

River Elliot

 

Award winning designer creating truly unique pieces as individual as her clients. From vintage to boho, Clare has a strong understanding of what makes an exquisite wedding dress or bridal outfit. She’s designed a range of wedding dress styles for clients looking for that something special. All the bespoke wedding dresses and bridal wear at River Elliot Bridal are made by hand in their studio in Cambridge, UK using the very best bridal fabrics and couture techniques for that luxury finish. 

 

 

 

 

Amelia and Alice

 

A brand new bridal boutique in Woodbridge aiming to change perceptions, explore creativity and celebrate brides' individual personalities. Amelia and Alice Bridal Boutique is a relaxed and intimate space offering you a personalised consultation to introduce a variety of styles from an extensive collection, incorporating additions and separates to complete the styling experience. 

 

 

 

 

Bridal Lounge

 

A relaxed and welcoming wedding dress shop, The Bridal Lounge first opened by Charlotte at the beginning of 2013, relocating and expanding in 2016 to a new shop on Hadleigh High Street (Suffolk). Now The Bridal Lounge is situated in a grade II*  listed building with some beautiful features - adding to the charm and atmosphere of the shop. Charlotte aims to provide her customers with an enjoyable experience,  from the moment you enter her shop, to helping you find the perfect wedding dress, to look and feel fabulous in.

 

 

 

 

Hair

 

 

Clare Louise Hair

 

Since you are going to be centre of attention from start to finish, you will need to look and feel amazing all day. Using her knowledge and experience of photo shoots and live television, Clare's aim is to enhance your wedding day look by creating beautiful, long lasting and natural hair. Clare is a passionate and caring professional with an aim to help create a relaxing and calming environment so you can enjoy your wedding morning. 

 

 

 

 

 

Cara Hubbard Hair

 

Cara became a qualified trainer in May 2018, because she wanted to be able to help and inspire other fellow hairdressers into hair artistry and the beauty industry. Working mainly across, Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex for wedding hair, collaboration shoots and event hair, Cara has been privileged to all over the UK so no destination is too far. Cara understands that choosing a wedding hairstylist is such a personal decision, and thinks it's a wonderful moment when she is chosen to be the Hair Artist on your special day.

 

 

 

 

Make-up

 

 

Victoria Bradfield MUA

 

As one of Suffolk’s leading mobile beauty therapists and make up artists, based in a beautiful rural village just outside Framlingham, Victoria is delighted to offer a wide knowledge of make up artistry. Since qualifying as a professional beauty therapist over 20 years ago, Victoria has trained in a number of others areas including courses in lash extensions and airbrush make up. She has also trained at the London School of Beauty & Make-Up, which allows her to also specialise in bridal, fashion and catwalk artistry, which she loves! Victoria understands each individual bride simply wants to look perfect. That’s why she takes away their worries and creates a style for brides that compliments their natural skin tone and ensure they look beautiful all day long. 

 

 

 

 

Face 'n' Glitz

 

Face ‘n’ Glitz started their face painting journey back in 2012 driven by a love of creativity and putting smiles on people's faces. Since then, Face 'n' Glitz have fallen in love with all things glitter and are now able to offer the latest glitter and face-painting trends for a wide variety of events.​ They aim to use as many products that are biodegradable and vegan as possible, offering an eco-friendly and cruelty-free way to sparkle and shine!​ Face 'n' Glitz have a fantastic team of Professional Face 'n' Glitter Artists who have over 20 years experience in the events industry and all share the same passion of creating memories that will last a lifetime.

 

 

 

 

Accessories

 

 

Sash and Veil

 

Heather's passion is detail and each piece she creates is made by hand  with an emphasis on top quality craftsmanship, unique design and impeccable style.  Heather has a collection of veils available to buy off the peg or which can be customised to your own choice of length or colour, she can also work with you to design a veil or a sash unique to you. Heather has made accessories for brides all over the world including America, Japan, Australia, Sweden, France and Scotland and if you are not close enough to pop in, she can chat via email or Skype. 

 

 

 

 

 

Wisheart Tiara Design

 

Jacqui specialises in making bespoke tiaras, combs and bridal hair accessories. Each piece is handmade by Jacqui and is entirely unique.  Jacqui's love of art and inspirational design; working creatively with colour and breathing new life into forgotten vintage treasures, inspired her to set up as a bespoke tiara maker. She uses only the finest products to create each piece: all tiara bands, combs and wires are gold and silver plated and, in addition to beautiful vintage findings, freshwater pearls and Swarovski crystals are used to embellish her designs. Oh, and did we mention Jacqui's tiaras have been featured in Vogue?

 

 

 

 

Miss Milli Molli

 

Milli is a graphic designer by day that has a passion for all things bold, eclectic and wonderful! Interiors styling, Illustration and now Millinery!Milli creates bold conceptual pieces, vintage inspired and whimsical designs. The statement headpieces are affordable allowing you to compliment every outfit with a bespoke service to give you a truly individual and eye catching hair accessory.So whether you have a wedding to attend as a bride, a guest, mother of the bride, bridesmaid, a day at ascot, a dinner dance, black tie event, a ball, a cocktail party or simply want to express yourself then let’s complete that outfit! Having fun with your fashion can make you feel on top of the world!

 

 

 

 

Emma Gould Jewellery

 

It doesn’t have to cost the earth to have nice things. Emma hopes that you find her bespoke handmade jewellery is not only pretty but affordable. Just because it is for a wedding or prom doesn’t mean the cost should be unreasonable!

 

 

 

 

 

Photography

 

 

AK Expressions

 

Unique Wedding photography in Suffolk and all over the UK taking creativity to a new level. Avi has a unique style of wedding photography, using humour to help ease couples nerves allowing him to capture unusual and creative shots. Avi offers a high quality service starting with getting to know the bride and groom and their venues which then allows him to capture and create timeless memories.

 

 

 

 

Kelsie Low Photography

 

Wedding photography for the lovers, the adventurous, the wild ones. Have your souls captured the only way you’d want to be; natural smiles, happy tears and belly laughs, real emotions and organic moments. As British Wedding Photographer of the Year 2018 and a leading Essex wedding photographer, Kelsie puts every effort into capturing authentic, natural moments. The couples Kelsie loves to meet along the way are much less about formal tradition and more about living in the moment and having the absolute time of their lives!

 

 

 

 

Beth Mosely Photography

 

A Norfolk / Suffolk wedding and family photographer based in Norwich specialising in capturing natural, fun and colourful images. Beth looks for connections and moments, producing beautiful unique photographs – artistic and joyous – that focus on the love and emotion of your wedding day. Beth enjoys attending the relaxed setting of a less traditional wedding,  having worked at countryside weddings, meadow views, back garden/at-home weddings, glorious pub settings and beautiful barn weddings. With her friendly, relaxed approach, you can enjoy your day safe in the knowledge that Beth will capture every moment to create a stunning, artistic record you can treasure forever.

 

 

 

 

 

Styling

 

A Little Touch of Heaven

 

The team at A Little touch of Heaven continually build their catalogue of hire items; importing goods, digging out vintage finds and even making items from scratch. They have a fully stocked showroom hosting a multitude of beautiful decorations to complete your event. Zoe and her team are always looking for new ideas, so if you can't find it, just ask and they will do their utmost to hunt out that perfect prop.​ Create a day which is unmistakably yours; from signs to table plans, backdrops to drink stations. A Little Touch of Heaven can make the features which are truly your own. 

 

 

 

 

 

Boomting Bunting

 

When it comes to draping, Boomting Bunting know their stuff! Comprising a team of highly skilled seamstresses, ensuring their drapes are perfectly made. All of their drapes are flame retardant and they use the highest quality material. Every drape installation is meticulously planned, and the team work closely with the venue to ensure all details are covered. They also offer a wide range of lighting to accompany your drapes including festoon lighting, fairy lights, up-lighters and much more.

 

 

 

 

Rock The Day Styling

 

Your wedding fairy godmothers! The Rock the Day team offer unique props which are handmade and can be tailored to fit in with every aspect of your wedding. They also offer On The Day Coordination which then takes the stress away for you and your loved one to enjoy your special day even more.

 

 

 

 

 

Dacadence Weddings

 

Little touches mean everything to Natalie, they are what personalises your day. Natalie will help you plan, style and coordinate your day, or you can simply just hire!

 

 

 

 

Flowers

 

 

Southwold Weddings

 

Whether it’s a modest selection of hand-picked blooms to arrange yourself, a silk-tied bouquet to compliment your dress, or a bespoke installation alive with colour and texture you’re after, Southwold Weddings are here to bring your unique vision to life. They have a range of packages, selected to suit the needs and budget of every bride and groom; hand select your own blooms from their farm’s blossoming flower beds, or commission one of their talented team to create a floral design to perfectly compliment your dream day.

 

 

 

 

Timeless Florals

 

Timeless Florals' passion is to provide beautiful artificial flowers for your wedding – on a hire basis – which means the cost to you is much less than the cost of buying fresh flowers. Timeless Florals know there are many people who love fresh flowers but simply can’t afford them. Some people can’t have fresh flowers because of allergies – but everyone deserves to have gorgeous flowers for their special day. Timeless Florals place emphasis on providing a high quality personal service at an affordable cost.

 

 

 

 

Celebrants

 

 

Michelle Funky Celebrant

 

A proud Hufflepuff living in a Muggle world spreading love through fun and bespoke ceremonies that mark every rite of human passage. From saying ‘I Do’ to ‘We Still Do.’ All ceremonies are held in a location of your choice at a time of your choice AND in any way you choose. It’s your day YOUR WAY...when you use your multi award winning #FunkyCelebrant 

 

 

 

 

Caroline Brookes Celebrant

 

As a certified Family Celebrant, Caroline is here to guide you every step of the way in creating the ceremony of your dreams and will deliver it on your special day, ensuring that your ceremony is one that you will treasure forever. Whether you want to celebrate a wedding or civil partnership, make a pledge of commitment to each other, renew your vows, or welcome a child into the family, you really can have a ceremony that is 100% personal to you - a ceremony that reflects who you are, your loves and likes and life journey so far.

 

 

 

 

 

Shelley Bell Celebrant

 

Shelley's Independent Family Celebrant services provide beautifully tailored and unique Wedding Ceremonies and Vow Renewals across Essex and East Anglia. Your ceremony is equally important to Shelley as it is to you, so she takes the time to find out who you are and pay special attention to what is truly important to you, as well as how you want the ceremony to look and feel.

 

 

 

 

Stationary

 

 

Oops A Doodle

 

Welcome to Oops a doodle, an independent wedding stationery and paper design studio run by Nicola from her studio in Suffolk.Whether you are looking for something simple and elegant, or quirky and full of character, Nicola offers pre-designed wedding stationery sets as well as bespoke stationery suites to help make your wedding day special and, of course, memorable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Polly Pickle Design

 

Polly Pickle is an award-winning Suffolk design studio specialising in premium customisable wedding invitations and design-led bespoke stationery for stylish couples in love across the UK.

Featuring on trend colour palettes, creative typography, eye catching graphics, and high-quality finishes, Gemma's diverse range of fresh and contemporary paper goods bring a serious dose of style to your wedding celebrations. From personalised wedding invitations and matching on the day stationery to a designed-from-scratch bespoke suite, she's got you covered. Throw in her signature collaborative, stress free design process with straightforward pricing, and your dream wedding stationery is just a simple ‘hello’ away…

 

 

 

 

 

Emma Invites

 

Emma is very enthusiastic about what she does! She thrives to create the perfect cards and wedding products to make it personal for everyone. Emma can not stay away from ribbon, buttons, pearls and most of all sparkly things; she is like a magpie. Emma's collection is getting bigger by the day and she loves incorporating these touches into her designs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cakes

 

Kerry-Ann's cake Boutique

 

Kerry specialise in luxury bespoke wedding cake design with a romantic ethereal feel. She takes inspiration from contemporary couture bridal designers such as Jenny Packham, Suzanne Neville & Rosa Clara and is captivated by colours and textures that surround us in nature. Her head is always full of ideas for creating individual designs for her clients.

 

 

 

 

 

Food

 

 

Slate Cheese

 

 The team at Slate  work with you to design a bespoke stack to suit your cheese tastes, wedding theme and budget. They aim to incorporate all your favourite cheeses to create a perfectly balanced cheeseboard including a variety of cheese styles, milks and colours. They can also provide all the accompaniments to make your cheese course really special, including crackers, chutneys and fruit cheese.

 

 

 

 

Oysterman Sam

 

Oysters are an amazing delicacy, and a great talking point at any function or party. Packed full of nutrients, they are an explosion of sea flavour.. but getting into them can prove tricky and requires a skilled hand. This is where Oysterman Sam comes in. Taking up little space, Sam provides fresh oysters opened in front of you and your guests. A great spectacle to observe and an interesting talking point. ​Oysterman Sam comes fully equipped with all he needs to cater for any event large or small.

 

 

 

 

B and R Dining

 

B&R Dining always welcome your own ideas and work hard to incorporate them into your own unique menu for the day, with an eye on your themes and style to ensure the presentation matches as well. They are a bespoke wedding caterer working on a wide range of weddings: from small intimate dinners to beautiful weddings and from elegant canapé receptions. They have catered for hundreds of events across the East of England and  work with some of the best venues in the region. The team at B and R Dining are passionate about the provenance of the food they work with and are proud to bring guests the best that our region has to offer. From mouth-watering canapés to sensational gourmet dinners, from moreish winter suppers to the most beautiful of desserts, you can be sure that guests will leave raving about our amazing food.

 

 

 

 

 

The Sundae Cycle

 

Our Rustic style Ice cream bike is a beautiful and stylish addition to any Wedding, party or event. We supply luxury scoop ice cream wherever and whenever you need us. With it's wooden surround and rustic design, this is sure to fit with any theme and we would be more than happy to discuss any requirements for your booking.

 

 

 

 

Drink

 

 

The Little Cocktail Box

 

The little cocktail box started out as a 1982 Sinclair Horsebox, converted by Steve at the Hungry Horsebox Company. ​They stock a full bar, but their speciality is high quality cocktails - check out their Menu! The bar is neutral in colour so that it can blend in at any event and they can jazz it up a bit if you want to add a splash of colour to suit your own theme. They provide friendly customer service to a high standard.

 

 

 

 

 

The Suffolk Horsebox Bar

 

The Suffolk Horsebox Bar is available to hire in the Suffolk and Essex area. They stock a variety of gins and other spirits as well as Prosecco and bottled beers. They can also supply a cocktail menu for your event and can tailor the bar menu to your specific event.

 

 

 

 

Music

 

 

Jon Halden Musician

 

Jon offers acoustic music and vocals to compliment your wedding, party, corporate event, restaurant night and more. Regardless of the event, Jon will provide a bespoke service. With a repertoire of 150 plus songs, which expands at every event, you will hear a wide range of quality acoustic cover versions ranging from 50’s to modern day. There is something for everyone, from background to party music. With his experience as a solo musician and within two other function bands, playing Weddings, Parties, Pubs etc, you can be confident you will be making a perfect choice in booking Jon.

 

 

 

 

 Playing for Keeps Acoustic Duo

 

Playing For Keeps is an acoustic duo playing their take on songs from all eras and styles. The amazing Dan The Piano Man with the vocal talents of Gemma will play and sing songs to really create the perfect atmosphere for any event.

 

 

 

 

 

The Sax Walker

 

He’s performed for many prestigious clients including Marks & Spencer, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, Havens Hospices, St Elizabeth Hospice and England international rugby player Danny Care’s wedding, which was held at the beautiful Syon Park, London. As well as building up a reputable name as a professional saxophonist, David has built up a solid network of clientele and fans through his performances, YouTube, Facebook & Instagram channels.David plays a number of different music genres from Soul, Funk & Pop, through to modern day Chart Hits, he expresses his love of Smooth Jazz through his music, creating an exciting, diverse and unique performance!

 

 

 

 

Dan Fraser Acoustic Entertainment 

 

Based in Colchester, Dan loves being a professional musician, songwriter and performer. Dan has many European gigs to his name (Germany, Switzerland and France mainly) and shall be returning to Germany three times in 2019 for more! In addition to all of that, Dan plays all over East Anglia, London and also do the odd gig south of the river. He is also looking forward to a new release in 2019 of original songs.

 

 

 

 

 

Duetto Arpeggione

 

Performing across Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex and further afield, Duetto Arpeggione will bring a touch of individuality to your wedding, event or private party. Duetto Arpeggione combine the rich sonorities of the cello with the versatility of the Classical guitar. We play a wide range of music including classical, pop, jazz and Irish traditional genres. They are the perfect choice to provide background music during a drinks reception, meal or to play before and during a wedding ceremony.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Portraits

 

Mellow Doodles

 

Melissa owns and runs The Doodle Bar - a live illustration service for weddings and events.
What started as a little idea has grown into something wonderful which leaves people squealing with excitement when they see themselves turned into a Doodle character at an event.
It's the loveliest moment to see!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo Booth

 

The Little Horse Picture booth

 

The Little Horse Picture Booth is a vintage horsebox photo booth. What makes 'Rosie' unique is she is run from 100% solar power which means she doesn't need to be plugged into the mains, no cables means she can go literally anywhere! With state of the art equipment powered by the giant solar panel on the roof (don't worry, she can run in the dark too!), you and your guests can have unlimited fun and unlimited images. We have many props to choose, from wigs to bowler hats, a horse's head to a flamingo, no two images will be the same!

 

 

 

 

 

Children's Entertainment

 

Beau and Arrow

 

Beau & Arrow Events are fully driven to provide magical moments that will stay with you forever. As a children's entertainer, the team provide a stress-free service for all parents, allowing you to sit back and enjoy your special day! Their character performers are highly committed to their roles to ensure your children are completely drawn into the magic. Beau and Arrow believe in fairytales and are kept safe by their super powers! They live for the smiles on the faces of the people they meet and are powered by their everlasting dreams!

 

 

 

Pets!

 

Harbour Hounds

 

Harbour Hounds offer a bespoke pet chaperone service. If you are looking to include every member of your family in your day, including pets, then look no further. Harbour Hounds can advise unique ways your cute furry friends can join in on your special day.

 

 


 

 

Hen Parties

 

She Sizzles

 

SheSizzles mission is to help women become more strong, supple, fit and confident through  women only Sassy ChairDanceFit fitness classes, PoleDance fitness courses and Flexibility classes. The SheSizzles team combine their knowledge and extensive experience as professional Contemporary Dancers, Podium Dancers, Vegas Showgirls, Pole Performers, Burlesque Performers and Accredited Dance, Aerobics and Yoga Instructors to provide a fun, safe and accepting dance space for women of all ages and sizes to work out -with a giggle! SheSizzles is all about fitness, confidence and wellbeing for all women. The whole SheSizzles team love helping women get more "Sizzle" into their life through dance and movement. Perfect to get into shape for your big day and of course ... a unique way to entertain your hens!
 

 

 

 

Crafty Bear Studios

 

You've been tasked with organising THE HEN PARTY and you're looking for something a bit different?​ Something thats fun for everyone on the invite list, from the wild night out friend right through to the Mother in Law to be? Relax! Crafty Bear's fully customisable workshops are guaranteed to tick every box and keep everyone happy. What's more, they're super flexible! They can come to you (be you in a country cottage, a village pub, a city bar or a campsite in the middle of nowhere) or can arrange for you to come to one of their fabulous pop-up venues. They can even provide lunches or afternoon tea's, and if you provide the bubbles, they'll serve them for you! The only question is, which one are you going to pick!?

 

 

 

 

 

Felt Fantastic

 

Spend a couple of hours or a day wet felting with friends. Celebrate a special occasion, the perfect complement to a girly Hen Weekend in the Country. It is also the ideal activity to engage children of all ages during your Wedding Day. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transport

 

 

The Suffolk Rickshaw Company

 

With several rickshaws available to hire The Suffolk Rickshaw Company are sure to be able to match your venue decor and add to your special event. The Suffolk Rickshaw Company love something quirky and different so if you have an idea get in touch! 

 

 

 

 

Tipis

 

Firefly Tipis

 

Firefly Tipis are a Giant Hat Tipi hire company based in the heart of Norfolk offering our services to East Anglia and beyond We provide Giant Hat Tipi hire whether you are planning a wedding, party or organising a corporate event The inspiration behind Firefly was to veer off from the conventional white marquees and create a warm and homely ambiance outside the closed walled spaced. Firefly’s vision and philosophy stem from their passion and penchant for creativity. They are passionate about their beautiful Tipi’s, which are also known kata tents or witches hats… Their tipis are also linkable so if you have more guests… they can be joined together to create different areas for dinning, dance and drinking…. The possibilities are endless and the atmospheres we can help you create are truly memorable..

 

 

 

Pitch Boutique

 

Specialists in Bell Tent hire and unique Hen parties. If you are tired of attending the same night out style hen Do, why not mix it uo and host your very own at home? We take the stress out of planning the weekend. All Guests can pay and book directly through us, all you have to do is provide the location.

 

 

Travel

 

 

Travel With Milly

 

A small local travel company specialising in Asia and adventurous breaks. Milly is a holiday planner selling fully personalised travel itineraries catering to all budgets, locations and interests.

 

 

 

 

Venues

 

 

Woodbridge Town Council

 

Located in the heart of Woodbridge and surrounded by traditional inns and restaurants the magnificent 16th Century Shire Hall provides the perfect setting for a Civil Ceremony. Built in 1575 by Thomas Seckford the building has been a focal point of Woodbridge for over 400 years.

Make your grand entrance via the steps into the airy Council Chamber which can hold up to 60 people. Step free access for those with limited mobility can be organised whilst public Wi-Fi and a sound bar are available for those who require it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 ... over 47 cool, creative and cutting edge suppliers. AND in addition to this spectacular line up, we will also bring you: catwalk show; live music; aerial and pole display; free samples; live illustration, creative styling and, of course GOODY BAGS!

 

...in a boatshed right on Woodbridge waterfront. Do wedding shows get any better than this?

 

If you are fed up of the same old, same old, then get yourselves down to the Longshed and Whisstocks Place, Woodbridge on Sunday 19th May. We PROMISE not to disappoint.

 

 

GET YOUR FREE TICKETS HERE

 

For more information about the show, including what's on, parking etc, head on over to our website: Suffolk Wedding Shed

 

 

"Sweet Dreams Are Made of This"

 

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